Updated September 15, 2017
SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH SOLUTION:
There is a free scholarship search solution for high school students by going to www.fastweb.com. This website has a massive scholarship database with 1.5 million scholarships worth $3.4 billion, has an incredible matching technology and has real results and countless winners. Stop by the counseling office for more information.
ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS:
The foundation provides more than $2.44 million in college scholarships each year through its three scholarship programs, including the Most Valuable Student Scholarship, in which 500 four-year scholarships, ranging from $1,000 to $5,000, per year are rewarded to high school seniors based on financial need, leadership, and scholarship. To find the Elks Lodge nearest you, students are encouraged to visit the website at www.elks.org. Applications must be received by December 6, 2017.
WENDY’S HIGH SCHOOL HEISMAN AWARD:
This award honors both male and female high school students who excel in academic athletics and student leadership. Students who are in their senior year and have at least a “B” grade average and participate in at least one school-sponsored sport are eligible for this award. Students can go online to www.wendysheisman.com to apply.
COCA-COLA SCHOLARS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP:
The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors each year. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making significant impact on their schools and communities. The foundation supports 1,400 students each year, with annual scholarships of $3.45 million. Current high school seniors with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA may apply using the following link through October 31, 2017: http://www.coca-colascholarshipsfoundation.org.
Any student who plans a career in engineering is highly encouraged to apply. The website is http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm. The deadline for the scholarship is October 6, 2017.
HISPANIC HERITAGE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS:
The foundation will be awarding high school seniors with educational grants to pursue higher education. Recipients will be selected for their accomplishments in the classroom, community, and for their excellence in various educational categories. To apply and find out more information about the program, students are encouraged to visit www.hispanicheritage.org. The deadline to apply is Monday, October 2, 2017.
HORATIO ALGER ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP:
The scholarship program provides financial assistance to high school seniors who have significant need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. These scholarships are given to deserving students each year and range in award value from $6,000 to $25,000. Students may apply online through October 25th at www.scholars.horatioalger.org.